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RE: PostgreSQL on Win/2K

From: Kian Parsee <kparsee(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>, pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: RE: PostgreSQL on Win/2K
Date: 2001-07-11 14:57:41
Message-ID: 20010711145741.5436.qmail@web14106.mail.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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I tried both, and I'm still getting the same error
message.
--- Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk> wrote:
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kian Parsee [mailto:kparsee(at)yahoo(dot)com] 
> > Sent: 11 July 2001 14:58
> > To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject: [CYGWIN] PostgreSQL on Win/2K
> > 
> > 
> > Hi Everybody.  I'm trying to run Postgres7.1.2 on
> a
> > Win/2K machine with Cygwin1.3.2-1.  I'm having no
> luck 
> > whatsoever.  I get the same result when I use the
> already 
> > built version that comes with cygwin, and when I
> build it 
> > myself.  The following commands all seem to work
> fine:
> > 
> > ipc-daemon &
> > initdb -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
> > postmaster -i -D /usr/local/pgsql/data &
> > 
> > However, when I try createdb, or psql, I get the
> > following error:
> > 
> > pq_flush: send() failed: Invalid argument
> > pq_recvbuf: recv() failed: The descriptor is a
> file,
> > not a socket
> > psql: pqReadData() -- backend closed the channel
> > unexpectedly.
> >         This probably means the backend terminated
> > abnormally
> >         before or while processing the request.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Now, I've got postgres working on a Win/NT machine
> > with no problem.  Does anybody have any clue why
> I'm
> > getting the above error on a Win/2K machine?
> > 
> > Your help would be very appreciated.
> 
> Try setting the environment variable
> PGHOST=localhost or try using psql (or
> createdb) with a command line like:
> 
> psql -h localhost template1
> 
> Either of these methods should make the client apps
> use tcp/ip rather than
> Unix sockets.
> 
> hth, Regards, Dave.


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